Man who died in Leeds house fire named

Lindsay Farquharson
Lindsay Farquharson

A man who died in a house fire in Leeds yesterday has been named as 42-year-old Lindsay Farquharson.

A post mortem examination has revealed Mr Farquharson, died as a result of smoke inhalation after the blaze broke out in the house on Harehills Lane in the early hours of yesterday.

A 28-year-old woman, who was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, has been released pending further enquiries.

She was being questioned about the remains of a cannabis farm found inside the house.

Leeds, Sweet street, 28th March 1979'LIGHTING'Mr. Eddie Mullan, a lift engineer at the City of Leeds Public Works Department, Sweet Street, gives a last polish to one of the four old gas lamps that are to be sent to Germany.

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